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Fetal Fibronectin Testing in Threatened Preterm Labor - Medicine by the Numbers - ...

Aug 1, 2020 - ...Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Fetal Fibronectin Testing in Threatened Preterm Labor DEAN A. SEEHUSEN, MD, MPH, and MARK SCHWADE, BS Am Fam Physician. 2020 Aug 1;102(3):145-146. Details for This Review Enlarge Print FETAL FIBRONECTIN TESTING IN...

American Family Physician : Medicine by the Numbers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0801/p145.html

Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2020 - Continuous electronic fetal monitoring was developed to screen for signs of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, cerebral palsy, and impending fetal death during labor. Because these events have a low prevalence, continuous electronic fetal monitoring has a false-positive rate of 99%. The ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0801/p158.html

Complementary and Alternative Medicine - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on complementary and alternative medicine, including herbs and dietary supplements, acupuncture, meditation, and yoga. This collection features AFP content on complementary and alternative medicine, including herbs and dietary supplements, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=60

Musculoskeletal Care - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on musculoskeletal care and related issues, including fracture management, joint aspiration, joint injections, pain in various parts of the body (foot and ankle; neck and back; hip; knee; arm and shoulder; and wrist and hand). This collection ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=17

Transitioning to Direct Primary Care -- FPM

Aug 1, 2020 - Imagine practicing medicine without all the administrative burdens related to billing insurance. Here’s how one physician made the switch.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0700/p29.html

Ten EHR Strategies for Efficient Documentation -- FPM

Aug 1, 2020 - Applying even one of these 10 strategies can help you reduce frustration, improve productivity, and get home earlier.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0700/p5.html

Developing Your Professional Career Plan -- FPM

Aug 1, 2020 - The key to a fulfilling career is to know what’s important to you - from your mission, identity, and direction to family, fun, and finances - and then pursue that.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0700/p21.html

Race-Based Treatment Decisions Perpetuate Structural Racism - Letters to the Editor - ...

Aug 1, 2020 - ...about the insidious way in which outdated assumptions about the biological basis of race permeate current medical practice. Race-based medicine is not benign; it perpetuates structural racism, thereby leading to inequalities in treatment and outcomes. Research has shown that the...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0801/p136.html

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in Premenopausal Patients and the Role of NSAIDs - Cochrane ...

Aug 1, 2020 - ...ANNE MOUNSEY, MD, and RITA M. LAHLOU, MD, MPH, University of North Carolina Department of Family Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Am Fam Physician. 2020 Aug 1;102(3):147-148. This clinical content conforms to AAFP criteria for CME. See the CME Quiz Questions. Author disclosure:...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0801/p147.html

Benefits of Teaching Medical Students: Perspectives from a Community Physician ...

Aug 1, 2020 - ...strengthened my love of medicine and care for my patients. There is a need for more enthusiastic community family physician mentors to improve the shortage of medical students going into primary care and to reach the goal of 25% of students choosing family medicine by 2030.1,2 The...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0801/p140.html

Ten Tips for Cultivating Patience During Uncertain Times -- FPM

Aug 1, 2020 - It’s easy to feel impatient with ourselves and others these days. But research suggests impatience can be bad for our health. Here’s a better way to respond.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0700/p43.html

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Daily Research Briefs -- American Family Physician

Jul 31, 2020 - View the top 20 articles published in American Family Physician in 2019.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/covid-19-daily-briefs.html

During COVID-19 Pandemic, Public Health Is Personal

Jul 30, 2020 - In this FPs on the Front Lines blog post, Jennifer Bacani McKenney, M.D., relates the challenges of trying to protect the community she grew up in during a pandemic as a family physician and county health officer.

AAFP News : FPs on the Front Lines: Meeting the Challenge | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/fpsonfrontlines/entry/20200730fl-publichealthpersonal.html

AAFP Advocacy Visible in Value-based Payment Legislation

Jul 30, 2020 - In a July 24 letter, the AAFP lauded the Value in Health Care Act's support of value-based care models and accountable care organizations.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200730vhcact.html

Ethics and Advance Planning for End-of-Life Care

Jul 29, 2020 - Read about AAFP's policy on ethics and advance planning for end-of-life care.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/planning-care.html

Resolution No. 422 (California F) - Improve Access to Health Care for Formerly ...

Jul 28, 2020 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support efforts to improve access to health care for formerly incarcerated persons following their release.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/california-f.mem.html

Striving for Birth Equity: Family Medicine's Role in Overcoming Disparities in Maternal...

Jul 27, 2020 - Read about striving for birth equity.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/birth-equity-pos-paper.html

Dietary Guidelines Committee Issues 2020 Scientific Report

Jul 23, 2020 - The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recently released its 2020 Scientific Report, with new consideration of early-life nutrition and dietary patterns.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200723dietaryreport.html

American Family Physician Podcast -- American Family Physician

Jul 21, 2020 - The AFP Podcast is a discussion of the key evidence-based learning points from each issue of American Family Physician (AFP). Each episode includes brief summaries of articles and other features.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/podcast.html

Building an Outdoor Urgent Care Clinic During a Pandemic: One Clinic's Experience -- FPM

Jul 21, 2020 - When an infectious disease outbreak strikes, an outdoor clinic can reduce the risk of transmission and conserve personal protective equipment.

Family Practice Management : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/explore/online/outdoor_clinic.html

Return-to-School Guidelines Should be Evidence-Based and Flexible

Jul 17, 2020 - Return-to-School Guidelines Should be Evidence-Based and Flexible

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2020/return-to-school-guidelines-should-be-evidence-based-and-flexible.html

Fact: The Pandemic Is About People, Not Politics

Jul 16, 2020 - MaryAnn Dakkak, M.D., M.S.P.H., writes in the Fresh Perspectives blog that she is devastated by politicians and other officials telling the public that physicians aren't to be trusted regarding COVID-19.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200716fp-moralinjury.html

Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum Issues - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on labor, delivery, and postpartum issues and related topics, including breastfeeding, cesarean delivery, episiotomy, labor pain management, postpartum hemorrhage, preterm labor and birth, shoulder dystocia, umbilical cord blood storage, and vaginal ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=16

Heart Failure - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on heart failure and related issues, including angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs), cardiomyopathy, cardioverter-defibrillators, congestive heart failure, and diastolic and systolic heart failure. This...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=26

Increasing the D-dimer Threshold for Patients with Low Clinical Pretest Probability ...

Jul 15, 2020 - The Pulmonary Embolism Graduated d-Dimer strategy increases the number of patients in the emergency department and outpatient setting who have PE ruled out via d-dimer testing, thus decreasing the need for chest imaging.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0715/p117a.html

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